Green Mountain Coffee

The Art & Science of the Bean

Carefully sourcing the perfect bean is just the start. The perfect cup reflects thoughtful consideration of each bean's character, and how different beans can be combined to strike just the right balance of flavor, body and acidity.

Of course, a great cup of coffee should be an everyday occurrence. Once we hit upon the magic combination of roast and recipe, our state-of-the-art software and roasting equipment allows us to replicate a roast profile precisely, time after time. The results can be revelatory.

Dive deeper into the art and science of the bean:

The Science of Roasting

On the long journey from tree to cup, the roasting process is the juncture where the beans change direction most dramatically.

The Art of Blending

"Blending is where the art is," says Don Holly, Director of Quality for Green Mountain Coffee. "Knowing which notes will harmonize, and which are better left to solo."
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